The New York Times has partnered with Abercrombie & Kent to launch a new travel program, 36 Hours+, inspired by the newspaper's "36 Hours" travel articles.

The program is a collection of 10 itineraries, each of which is four days long and geared toward independent travel. Each FIT tour includes three nights' accommodation, private airport transfers with an English-speaking guide, two local tours, 24/7 concierge service and a local restaurant reservation guide.

There are no set departure dates, and travelers can choose to stay in one of three featured hotels in each destination. Additional activities, such as a cooking class or a driving tour, can be added to each package.

Abercrombie & Kent is operating these programs.

The first 36 Hours+ destinations include the Amalfi Coast, Italy; Belfast, Northern Ireland; Mexico City; Bogota, Colombia; Casablanca, Morocco; Reykjavik, Iceland; and Porto, Portugal.

The 36 Hours+ program is part of the New York Times' travel division, Times Journeys.

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